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Schools Scramble To Prepare For Graduation And Upcoming Budget, Board Votes

East Hampton and other school districts are scrambling to finalize plans for graduations, find a way to equitably grade the work of students who have been studying from home since mid-March, and figure out how to hold mail-in-ballot-only budget and school board votes after Governor Andrew Cuomo last week ordered schools to remain closed through the academic year.

East Hampton Names New High School Principal

The East Hampton School Board was expected to appoint James Crenshaw as a replacement for high school principal Adam Fine on Tuesday.

Virtual i-tri Program Keeps Girls Empowered During Crisis

As schools and businesses closed and families across the country were told to socially isolate to protect themselves and healthcare systems from the COVID-19 virus outbreak, the East End nonprofit’s mission never felt more relevant, said founder Theresa Roden, with team leaders working quickly in mid-March to develop an online program for 144 adolescent girls across 11 East End school districts, from Mastic to Montauk.

School Administrators Prepare For Likelihood That Schools Won’t Reopen

Superintendents, principals, counselors and teachers across the East End are preparing for the likelihood that students will finish out the current school year at home.

Sag Harbor Historical Society, Library Document The Age Of COVID-19

Sag Harbor Historical Society, Library Document The Age Of COVID-19

School Districts See A Narrow Window For Budget Votes

Governor Andrew Cuomo has ordered districts to refrain from holding budget and school board votes until at least June 1.

North Haven Woman’s Camper Will Be Home For St. James Healthcare Worker

North Haven Woman's Camper Will Be Home For St. James Healthcare Worker

Principal Makes Special Delivery To Bridgehampton Elementary School Students

Bridgehampton School Principal Michael Miller climbed on a school bus that brought him to the homes of every student in the district’s elementary school, where he delivered a new Chromebook computer for each student.

Distance Learning More Of A Challenge For Kids With Special Needs

Across the country, parents and teachers are grappling with maintaining a sense of normalcy as education has moved entirely online and in-home, leaving students to navigate an endless portal of Zoom video calls, YouTube lessons and Google Doc assignments that have become status quo — except for the nearly 7 million students nationwide who have a disability.

Unsung Heroes Continue to Staff East End Disability In the Face of COVID-19

Having emerged on the South and North Forks as a significant and deadly presence, the novel coronavirus has forced the region’s disability agencies to shutter day programming, cancel all special events and, worse, impose a mandatory lockdown for residences — a difficult concept for many of the residents to grasp.

Regents Exams Cancelled As School Closures Are Extended

Students in New York set to take Regents exams this June will be excused from the tests, provided they have a passing grade in the test subject

Sag Harbor School District Cancels Planned Spring Break Per Governor’s Order

The Sag Harbor School District will not take a spring recess April 6 through April 10, although Interim Superintendent Jeff Nichols said in an email to families on Friday that the district did understand some families did need “some time to relax and recharge” and that the district would focus that week’s remote learning programming on review and fun activities for students.

Schools Weigh Budgets Anticipating State Aid Cuts While Budget Votes and Elections Remain On...

Governor Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order this week postponing all school board, village board and library board elections scheduled for April or May “until at least June 1” in an executive order signed on Monday.

Distance Learning Begins as Schools Close Their Doors

Distance Learning Begins as Schools Close Their Doors

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A Short History Of A Long Wharf

As a result of what was uncovered during the wharf project, which is now nearing completion, Heller has just published a new book, titled “A Short History of Sag Harbor’s Long Wharf.” In it, he takes a look back at the structure that has served as the centerpiece of the village for centuries.

Stop-Work Order Upheld, But Sag Harbor Officials Say Damage Done

Sag Harbor Village this week obtained a temporary restraining order, allowing it to enforce a stop-work order on the renovation of a house at 24 Rysam Street that village officials say resulted in the destruction of an historic building.

Sag Harbor Remains Vigilant Against Virus

As Sag Harbor Village begins to reopen for business with the coronavirus receding in New York, Mayor Kathleen Mulcahy said this week, it was important to be vigilant about measures like maintaining social distancing and wearing masks.